14 Swanky as Hell New Hotels That Just Might Change Your 2019 Travel Plans

Love being at the foreground of what’s hip and happening? You’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of the buzziest hotels scheduled to debut in 2019. From urban hotels to mountain lodges, these are the hottest new properties we can’t wait to book this year.

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Quinta Da Comporta (carvalhal, Portugal)

For a health-centric getaway, look no further than Quinta Da Comporta. Designed by Portuguese architect Miguel Câncio Martins, this boutique wellness resort brings breezy minimalism and holistic pampering to the laid-back beach town of Comporta.

Opening: February 2019

amerikalinjen hotel norway
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Amerikalinjen (oslo, Norway)

The 1919-built offices of the Norwegian America Line in Oslo will be reborn as Amerikalinjen. Of course, this member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts won’t turn its back on maritime heritage but rather embrace both the past and present with a cool-meets-historic sensibility.

Opening: March 15, 2019

mardarin oriental hotel beijing
Courtesy of Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing

Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing (beijing, China)

The Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing is particularly exciting as it symbolizes the brand’s first launch in Beijing. The property will occupy the top two floors of WF Central. So, expect epic panoramas of the Forbidden City. Proximity to landmarks and shopping are two more reasons we’re counting down to opening day.

Opening: March 2019

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Courtesy of Rosewood Bangkok

Rosewood Bangkok (bangkok, Thailand)

Traveling for work? We’re guessing you’d be pretty psyched if your company put you up at the Rosewood Bangkok. Situated in the central business area, next to Ploenchit Skytrain Station, it has all the convenience and high-class hallmarks guaranteed to make extending your trip a no-brainer.

Opening: March 2019

hotel chateau du grand luce france
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Hotel Château Du Grand-lucé (loire Valley, France)

We love a stay with history, and Hotel Château du Grand-Lucé has it in spades. Set in the Loire Valley, it was once the lavish country estate of the Baron Jacques Pineau de Viennay. A meticulous restoration returned this neoclassical gem to its former grandeur. Think: crystal chandeliers, fine artwork and opulent furnishings.

Opening: spring 2019

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Courtesy of 1 Hotel West Hollywood

1 Hotel West Hollywood (los Angeles, California)

Leafy plants and reclaimed wood reign supreme at 1 Hotel West Hollywood, creating an environment that feels very much like a modern sanctuary on the Sunset Strip. Floor-to-ceiling windows and organic cotton sheets reinforce the eco-luxe aesthetic in the airy rooms.

Opening: spring 2019

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Courtesy of The Hoxton, Chicago

The Hoxton, Chicago (chicago, Illinois)

The Hoxton currently has spots in Amsterdam, London, Paris, Portland and Williamsburg. We can’t wait for the Chicago location to debut in the Fulton Market District. Similar to the others, it will flaunt all-day dining and Instagrammable interiors. Plus, the rooftop pool is legit millennial bait.

Opening: April 2019

masseria torre maizza hotel italy
Courtesy of Masseria Torre Maizza, a Rocco Forte Hotel

Masseria Torre Maizza, A Rocco Forte Hotel (puglia, Italy)

Sophistication and stellar service are calling cards of Rocco Forte. So, it should come as no surprise that the soon-to-open Masseria Torre Maizza promises the same level of excellence. Adding to the allure? This idyllic oasis will also showcase lush gardens and a sparkling infinity pool.

Opening: May 2019

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Courtesy of Auberge Resorts Collection

The Lodge At Blue Sky (wanship, Utah)

The Lodge at Blue Sky, part of the posh Auberge Resorts Collection, is basically a 3,500-acre playground for lovers of adventure and luxury. Get ready for outdoor activities ranging from skeet shooting to heli-skiing, while scenic patios are perfect for unwinding with a glass of wine.

Opening: May 2019

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Courtesy of Leading Hotels of the World

Bless Hotel Ibiza (ibiza, Spain)

Another buzzy newcomer, Bless Hotel Ibiza embodies the pleasure-seeking mindset of the beloved Balearic island. Though, hedonism means something different here. In contrast to the booze-fueled debauchery you’ll find elsewhere in Ibiza, indulgence takes the form of sumptuous accommodations and spa rituals.

Opening: June 2019

andronis arcadia hotel greece
Courtesy of Andronis Arcadia

Andronis Arcadia (santorini, Greece)

One of the most photogenic destinations on the planet, Santorini will get that much more magical when Andronis Arcadia opens this summer. Influenced by the many pastoral aspects of traditional Greek island life, it blends a beautiful cliff-side setting with Cycladic architecture and sun-bleached hues.

Opening: June 2019

baglioni resort maldives
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Baglioni Resort Maldives (maagau, Maldives)

Craving a romantic escape? Coming soon to Maagau in the Dhaalu Atoll is Baglioni Resort Maldives. This newbie pledges to immerse jet-setters in tropical splendor and telltale Italian refinement. The result? A holiday haven, where leisure is injected with a major dose of eco-conscious glamour.

Opening: June 2019

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Courtesy of Aman

Aman Kyoto (kyoto, Japan)

Nestled in a tranquil garden near Kinkaku-ji Temple, Aman Kyoto puts a contemporary spin on the ryokan experience. The upscale property draws inspiration from its natural surroundings. It also integrates traditional elements such as onsen (Japanese hot spring) and a modern approach to minimalism.

Opening: November 2019

viceroy kopaonik hotel serbia
Courtesy of Viceroy Hotels & Resorts

Viceroy Kopaonik (kopaonik, Serbia)

The next *it* ski destination? Turn your attention to the slopes of the Kopaonik. This winter, the snow-covered mountain town will welcome a highly anticipated Viceroy outpost. Cozy rooms and an après-ski bar vow to make it the go-to spot for warming up after an afternoon of downhill action.

Opening: winter 2019

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Lindsay Cohn is a travel writer and serial trip planner who has visited 46 countries across six continents (and counting). When not globetrotting, she’s most likely either doing...
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